This two-part post deals primarily (though not exclusively) with the 103rd annual conference from February 11 to February 14 of the College Art Association. The first part replaces the April 9 post in which I discussed a show of contemporary painting & the first session I attended at CAA: I revised this post, condensed it & then added my experiences of the next three sessions I attended, all of which dealt with art-historical topics. The contemporary art is here because I think that it, more than anything else, determines how art history is seen & taught. Read More
Report from the Front
Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. Published in hard copy 5-7 times a year. New shows: "events;" hard copy rates & how to support the online edition: "works."
Abstract expressionism, Monet lily pads and steamy Read More